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October 10, 2012

An attempt to set the World Record for the Largest Practical Science Lesson to kick off National Science and Technology Week

OTTAWA, October 10, 2012 – This year's National Science and Technology week is aiming to make it in the history books, as it will attempt to set a Guinness World Record for the Largest Practical Science Lesson, taking place simultaneously across Canada.

At the same time, at dozens of locations across the country, science enthusiasts will perform two simple experiments designed to illustrate the Bernoulli Principle. If the attempt is successful, a new world record will have been set.

WHAT: An attempt to set the world record for the
Largest Practical Science Lesson to mark
National Science and Technology Week

WHERE: Canada Science and Technology Museum
Conference Hall
1867 St. Laurent Blvd., Ottawa

WHEN: Friday, October 12, 2012
1 p.m. sharp

To find out more about the National Science and Technology Week's World Record attempt, please visit www.science.gc.ca/newrecord.

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INFORMATION :

Olivier Bouffard
Media relations
613-949-5732

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